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was quiet, not commenting on the spy scandal. press secretary jay carney said that there may need to be additional constraints placed on america's spy agencies. >> there are a number of efforts underway designed to increase transparency, work with congress to look at reforms of the patriot act. to look at ways that we can increase oversight, increase constraints on the authorities provided by these programs. separately, there is a review underway that will look at, among other issues, some of the very specific things in regards to the intelligence gathering. including matters that deal with heads of state and other governments. >> joining me from washington is our correspondent. president obama is under pressure and letting his press secretary do the talking for him. what else to jay carney have to say? >> these were carefully worded statements from mr. carney. they say they do not and they will not monitor communications, but no mention of previous communications in the past. and striking a careful balance as well. they say they do extraordinary work protecting americans at home
to determine how to carry those out. white house spokesman jay carney warned that critics of nsa surveillance should be careful what they wish for. >> we're one attack away from assessments about what went wrong in our intelligence capabilities and collections. the work that's being done here saves lives. >> reporter: whether listening in on the leaders of close allies such as german chancellor merkel saves lives, the white house didn't have an answer. though it confirmed it is reassessing such high level surveillance as part of its overall intelligence review. on the hill today, european lawmakers went head-to-head with congressional leaders on nsa spying. the head of the delegation told me their discussion was frank. >> you had a very stern message to deliver. >> i think we had a very robust and strong message when we came to congress today. this bill which has come through the allegations is something that's [ inaudible ]. they feel very uneasy. they don't know why it's happening, why our strongest ally is doing it. >> reporter: today, they had more to talk about regarding spain, where the
topic. prote press secretary jay carney said president obama assured angela merkel that there was not and will not be spying on her. >> this is what he said about france and spain. >> i have no information. >> senator dianne fienstein says she does not think it is proper for america to spy on the leaders of allied nation. the white house ordered a top to bottom review of intelligence gathering. >>> and the germans want to question nsa leaker edward snowden. they want to bring the nsa contractor in to testify at a parliamentary inquiry, after reports that the u.s. spied on 35 countries. edward snowden has kept a low profile since being granted asylum in russia. >> fireworks will occur on capitol hill as health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius goes before a senate kate me to -- senate committee to apologise for the healthcare.gov site. >> at first they blamed high volume. four weeks into launch the official in charge of the website offered this. >> to the millions of americans attempting to use healthcare.gov to enrol in health care coverage, i want to a
) besides, we aren't even doing it, right, white house spokesman jay carney? >> i can tell you that the president assures the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> stephen: kay? (laughter) we are not and will not that takes care of the present and the future and there's no other time periodic think of. >> the u.s. has been listening to merkel's cell phone since 2002. >> stephen: oh, the past? who cares! (laughter) you know what they say about those who forget hisly. i don't and i'm pretty happy about it. (laughter) and even if we did listen in on angie merkel's cell phone, we have a damn good reason. i mean, just ask n.s.a. chief and first attempt by student taxidermist general keith alexander. (laughter) explaining who we are and targeting just who we are targeting with these programs. >> who are they spying on? >> we're going after terrorists with those programs. >> stephen: okay? we're going after terrorists so all we're saying is angela merkel is a terrorist. why doesn't she want us to listen to her
that the u.s. spied on america's allies. at the white house it was still a hot topic. protecty jay carney says president obama assured angela merkel there is not and will not be spying on her. this was the reaction when jay carney was asked about leaders of france and japan. >> i don't have anything more specific about specific alleged operation, or conversations that the president may or may not have had with foreign leaders. >> senator dianne fienstein the chair of the committee says it's not proper for america to spy on the leaders of allied nation. the white house order a review of intelligence gathering. >> i talked with the senior advisor at the in effect today. heather hurlburt told me a lot of the authority that the nsa has was given to the agency after the world trade center bombing. >> shortly after 9/11 we passed a bunch of laws and the american people gave a clear message to congress - which was keep us safe, we are happy if you do what it takes to keep us safe. the routes of many disclosures are in the the patriot act or things that were adopted and allowed to stand after 9/1
secretary jay carney on friday was questioned about nsa spying of the german chancellor. >> i want to follow up on your comment in yesterday's briefing about how the u.s. is not and will not monitor german chancellor angela merkel's communications. objectedn berlin have to that answer because you have not said whether they been monitored in the past. has the u.s. monitor the chancellor's calls in the past? >> we will not comment on every possibility. as i mentioned yesterday, the president spoke with chancellor merkel, reassured her the u.s. is not and will not monitor the chancellor's communications. >> glenn greenwald, your response? >> remember all of the stories we are reporting are based on the nsa's own internal documents, the claim the nsa has fourto itself and to its closest allies when it comes to surveillance programs, which is the u.k., canada, new zealand, and australia. there'sat this point really nobody rational who doubts the veracity of any of these reports. they have proven to be true in every single case. when the documents group or when other evidence proves that chancello
there you see the white house press secretary jay carney strongly defending the nsa surveilance program. if you read between the lines, he wasn't going to confirm the u.s. has been spying on cellphones of angela merkel, the chancellor of germany or other allied leaders but did repeatedly say and this is a relatively new line, there's a whole new technology of trying to prevent terrorism and the u.s. has a responsibility to protect the american people and he kept saying america's allies. the bottom line is -- it's at least in part designed to help them because the u.s. presumably has a better intelligence capability and maybe they can find out about some sort of loom terrorist plot before the respective governments can. he kept talking about the new technology that is available right now. the u.s. needs to protect the american people and america's allies. he kept saying america's allies over and over again. on the other big subject of the day, the latest problems involving the obama care website. he did read that statement that the department of health and human services just released a
. the nsa denied mr. obama was briefed that far back. while at the white house spokesman jay carney said the president recognizes the need for additional constraints on gathering and using intelligence. >> and we're also reviewing these programs because the president believes it's very important that even as they look to keep america and americans safe, that they do so in a way that reflects the sincere concerns about privacy that americans have and that our allies have. >> back in berlin germany's interior minister would not rule out expelling u.s. diplomats. >> already in july i said during my talks in washington that it would be absolutely unbearable for us if german law was broken on german ground. now it turns out that this was the case. >> reporter: which made it nearly certain that the fallout is far from over and that difficult talks lie ahead. to that end a delegation of u.s. lawmakers plans to journey to brussels soon. >> ifill: we'll have more on how intelligence-gathering is fraying relations with u.s. allies, right after the news summary. penn state university will pay nearl
had an exchange with jay carney at the white house today. let's listen to that. >> did the president mislead the american people when he made that comment repeatedly? >> jim, no, the president was clear about a basic fact. if you had insurance that you liked on the individual market and you wanted to keep that insurance, through 2010, 11, 12, 13, and in perpetuity if you wanted it and it was available you could. you were grandfathered in. what no health care reform could envision or responsibly stipulate is any plan that might come along in the next few years would be grandfathered in because that would undermine the basic premise of providing minimum benefits for the american people. >> andrew what about this? should the president have been clearer and not said so categorically if you like your plan you can keep it? >> of course he should have. it's obviously a small proportion of most americans. you can have all sorts of caveats about this. if you really have a bare bones insurance plan that doesn't meet the standards of the aca you're going have to change it. you're going to have
spied on its allies, but at the white house was a hot topic. jay carney said president obama assured angela merkel there is not and will not be any spying on her. this was the reaction when he was asked about leaders of france and japan. >> i just don't have anything more specific about specific alleged operations or conversations the president may or may not have had with foreign leaders. >> the freedom act proposes ending bulk collection of records if not directly linked to terrorism, can did he say stein intelligence or suspected foreign agents. >> one major point was made to surveillance policies, saying everybody else is doing it too. they claim some of the information came from nato allies, not u.s. spying. greece has admitted to spying on the u.s. and others in the 1990's at the hearing. james clapper made it clear the u.s. is in good company. >> you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence service leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> he said the white house was aware the n.s.
, wrong and irresponsible. stuart: i'm trying to see jay carney respond to this. i don't know if he has a press conference today but i want to see the response. >> the other issue is the administration knew this. they were regulations the obama administration wrote these rules, they knew this was coming. the president has been saying you can keep your plan and they knew that was not true. stuart: when it is a bigger bomb shell than yesterday. thank you very much. the irs scandal, remember that? making its way back into the headlines. new e-mails obtained by judicial watch reveal that lois lerner shared highly confidential tax information on several tea party groups with the federal election commission. that is a violation of federal law. monica crowley here anxious to get in on this one. it is the violation of federal law. you may not disseminate that information to anybody. >> confidential tax information, tax-exempt applications, there donor list and we heard from events over the last six months or so when the scandal broke that maybe there was some information sharing, now we have do
. >>> in the meantime the white house admitted in the form of jay carney, it's true, some medical policies don't meet the affordable care act's minimum standard and so they don't qualify, you won't be able to keep them. think about that. the white house is now admitting that they have known for, as it turns out, since 2010, according to nbc news and the "wall street journal," they knew back then that there are many, in fact millions of americans who would lose their health insurance policies. and yet the president was out all the way from 2009 until recently saying this. >> we will keep this promise to the american people. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. period. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan. period. no one will take it away. no matter what. first, if you're one of the more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. this law will only make it more secure and more affordable. >> anyone frustrated yet? what was sold versus what's being told to the american people now
, the white house yesterday, jay carney effectively said yes there are some plans that don't meet the minimum standard of the affordable care act. that is, in fact, true. they would say though our plan allows you to get benefits. yes maybe your premium goes up, your deductible goes up but you have more benefits including for mental health. what did the white house tell you >> they basically made the same point. they said look anyone who is losing their insurance is losing their insurance because it doesn't meet our standards. and that this new policy will give people more protection, they can't be dropped because they get sick, they by and large will have a richer package of benefits. the problem is a lot of the folks we talked to who have received these notices first were shocked that they got them because they thought the president had told them they wouldn't but also they didn't like the government telling them what they had to buy. and they in some cases were very happy with the more bear bones policy that they thought met their needs, and cost them less. now there was one individual who
house and secretary jay carney hold a briefing today scheduled at 12:45 p.m. eastern time, he is expected to get questions on the subject. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. of bess wallace and harry truman began here in her home in independence, missouri. >> when my grandfather visited independents, 26 miles from where he lived at the time, 1910, he often stayed across the street at the nolan house where his aunt and two cousins lived. one afternoon he was over there with his cousins, with the family, and his aunt brought in a cake plate that my great- wallace hadmadge given her a cake and mrs. nolan had cleaned the cake plate and was asking if anybody would take it back over. and my grandfather, moved with what my mother once described as something approaching the speed of light, grabbed the cake plate and ran over here and rang the bell on the front door in the hope, of course, that my grandmother would answer the door, and she did. and she invited him in. and that is the beginning of their formal courtship in 1910. as we continue our series on first la
i. white house secretary jay carney said americans should look to the insurers for an explanation. >> part two. >> basically, throw you off that plan telling you after a year or two that it was changing and said, here's your new option because your plan has changed, that that new plan is grandfathered in, how can that be? you can't grandfather a plan in 2010 na didn't come into existence in 2012 or 2011. it's not about fault t. insurers are in the leadup to these marketplaces are doing what they had always done. >> all right, the most heated exchange came when a democratic congressman took issue with republicans that suggesting they've offered an alternative to obama care. take a look. >> we lost the policy fight and what did we do? we went back to our districts and we told our seniors although we voted no, we personally believe and we'll work with the bush administration to make it work. that's what we did and how many of you stood up to do that? none. zero. zero. >> well, will the gentleman yield? >> yes, i will. >> i will just tell you. >> where are you? >> right here. you aske
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